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The US version of the hit comedy drama, with William H Macy as Frank Gallagher, working-class patriarch to a brood of six spirited and independent children

About the Show

The US version of the hit comedy drama, with William H Macy as Frank Gallagher, working-class patriarch to a brood of six spirited and independent children

Series 3 Summary

Season three finds Frank alienating his children, Sheila and Jody struggling with the demands of parenthood, and Jimmy trying to balance his relationship with Fiona and his other obligations.

  • Shameless USA: Frank

    Episode 1 - El Gran CaƱon

    Fiona struggles to accept the new 'boring' Jimmy now that they're living together and sharing domestic responsibilities. Frank wakes up in a place that is completely foreign to him...

  • Shameless USA: Fiona

    Episode 2 - The American Dream

    Fiona worries about the property tax money that she used as a deposit for her club night, and a confrontation explodes when Lip finds out what she's done

  • Shameless USA: Kate, Frank and Hymie

    Episode 3 - May I Trim Your Hedges?

    Frank pretends Carl has cancer in order to scam a charity foundation that helps terminally ill children

  • Shameless USA: Frank

    Episode 4 - The Helpful Gallaghers

    Carl heads off to a summer camp run by a charity that helps children with cancer, but he isn't happy about the activities on offer

  • Shameless USA: Frank and Fiona

    Episode 5 - The Sins of My Caretaker

    Frank must tackle a big problem when the city of Chicago authorities plan to dig up the sewer mains under the garden, and Child Protective Services pay the family a visit

  • Shameless USA: Lip, Ian and Fiona

    Episode 6 - Cascading Failures

    The Department of Family Services hauls the Gallagher children away. Desperate to get them back, Fiona prepares Frank to make a 'Father of the Year' appearance in court.

  • Shameless USA: Mickey and Ian

    Episode 7 - A Long Way from Home

    Fiona makes a bold decision regarding her future with the children and goes to extreme lengths in her quest to claim sole custody of them

  • Shameless USA: Frank and Christopher

    Episode 8 - Where There's a Will

    The family gathers at Aunt Ginger's fake funeral. Frank's cousin Patrick arrives with another forged will granting him ownership of the house, so the Gallaghers are forced to conspire against him.

  • Shameless USA: Karen

    Episode 9 - Frank the Plumber

    In an attempt to get medical insurance, Frank inadvertently becomes involved in the gay rights movement, where he encounters influential activist Abraham Paige

  • Shameless USA: Frank

    Episode 10 - Civil Wrongs

    Everything in Fiona's life - including her new job - seems to be going well until Jimmy drops a bombshell and tells her that he might go back to medical school in Michigan

  • Shameless USA: Frank

    Episode 11 - Order Room Service

    Fiona starts to make plans to move the family to Michigan so she can be with Jimmy, but she discovers Jimmy isn't on the same wavelength

  • Shameless USA: Kev, Debbie, Carl, Veronica and Sheila

    Episode 12 - Survival of the Fittest

    The Gallaghers prepare a surprise party to celebrate Lip's graduation from high school, and Ian makes a big decision without telling his family

Shameless USA synopsis

The US version of the hit comedy drama, with William H Macy as Frank Gallagher, working-class patriarch to a brood of six spirited and independent children

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